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All of our housing units are private apartments complete with kitchen, living room, bathroom, and bedrooms. Shared spaces include stairways, basements, yards, parking areas, lobbies, and meeting rooms. We do not offer any shared or collective living spaces such as a collective houses or dormitories.
Raise-Op operates two different types of housing.
BLAKE & WALNUT
198 Blake & 84 Walnut (18 units, 1BR, 2BR, 4BR)
Reserved Parking Spaces
Accessible Units on First Floor
Air Cooling and Ventilation
Washer-Dryer In-Unit for Rent
INCOME & RENT RESTRICTION: All units Reserved for households at or below 60% AMI
Blake & Walnut is owned by a Partnership with Raise-Op and Evernorth, financed by Maine Housing, and the property is professionally managed by Lewiston Housing. Residents are Tenants and can meet together to discuss the property and provide input. Resident Services are provided by Raise-Op staff. These new buildings do not require renovation and home modifications are not permitted.
AVAILABILITY: Ready for move-in beginning April - July 2023 (pending construction). Lewiston Housing will post the application for Blake & Walnut online and begin accepting applications in the Fall of 2022. Use the Interest List below to be contacted by Lewiston Housing when the application becomes available.
MAPLE & PIERCE
75 Maple (3 units, 3BR) - Street Parking, Washer-Dryer Hookups, Basement Storage, Backyard, Garden
79 Maple (3 units, 3BR) - Shared Parking in Driveway, Washer-Dryer Hookups, Basement Storage, Backyard
141 Pierce (9 units, 1BR, 2BR, 3BR, 4BR) - Reserved Parking Spaces, Washer-Dryer Hookups, Coin Laundry in Basement, Rented Storage in Basement
INCOME RESTRICTION: Mixed-income, most units reserved for households at or below 60% AMI and 80% AMI
Maple & Pierce are cooperatively owned and self-managed by the Residents with support from Raise-Op staff. Buildings are financed by City of Lewiston and Coop Fund of New England. Residents are cooperative homeowner Members and have the greatest level of responsibility for the operation of their home and the organization. They also live in our older buildings where more ongoing renovation is required, which also allows for more home modifications.
AVAILABILITY: No available units currently. Please complete Member Application to get on the waitlist. Eligible applicants are invited to interview and verify application information when units become available. If you are interested in a home at Maple & Pierce, please complete the following Membership Application.
If you require assistance or accommodations with the completion of these forms, please contact us.